Course Overview

This one-day course is designed to teach health professionals how to effectively assess and manage patients with a variety of minor injuries.  The day consists of theory with an element of practice, enabling you to have the opportunity to safely practice the assessments, you have been taught through simulated practice.

The day will consist of the following sessions:

  • The principles of history taking and limb assessment
  • Upper limb examination, based on the wrist
  • Lower limb examination, based on the ankle
  • Wound assessment,
  • Head & neck injury assessment.

This course gives the theoretical knowledge to perform a thorough minor injury assessment, enabling informed clinical decision making and treatment plans.

Who will benefit:

This course will benefit healthcare workers wanting to improve their assessment and management of minor injuries.    


DREEAM, A Floor, West Block, QMC Campus, Derby Road, Nottingham. NG7 2UH

Start and finish times:

Registration from 08:00-08:30 | Finish time: 16:00 (breaks built into the course timetable)


Light lunch and refreshments provided


Your course educator is Kathryn Richardson who also teaches on our Suturing course.



Please contact us if you have any queries, or if you wish to discuss a bespoke course to fit your specific needs.